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Introducing Bark Home: An Internet Filter for Every Device in Your House

Haley Zapal  |  October 25, 2020

**This post was updated on April 13, 2021.**

Ever wish there were a way to manage all of the screens in your child’s life —   smart TVs, gaming consoles, tablets, and more — from one place? We’ve got good news for you. Now, there is! We’re proud to announce the official launch of Bark Home, our first foray into the world of home electronics. Bark Home is an internet filter and screen time manager that’s going to bring a level of customization to your family’s devices that you never thought possible, while providing comprehensive online safety for your kids — no matter which screen they’re using to watch Disney+.

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An Internet Filter Powered by Bark

Bark Home is a small box that plugs into your home Wi-Fi router and brings Bark’s powerful screen time management and web filtering capabilities to all of the internet-connected devices in your house. Consider all of the screens your kids interact with on a daily basis — Netflix on the living room TV, Fortnite on the PlayStation, Spotify on the family iPad. Bark Home will enable you to manage how and when your kids use these devices — and more.

Features of Bark Home

Say goodbye to dinnertime arguments about Snapchat and late-night bargaining over extra YouTube time. With Bark Home, you’ll be able to:

  • Turn off the internet when needed on home devices (including smart TVs, gaming consoles, tablets, and more)
  • Set a schedule of custom daily rules — school time, free time, and bedtime — for each child
  • Block specific apps and websites (like Snapchat and Instagram)
  • Block categories of apps and websites (like social media, streaming, gaming, and sexual content)
  • Supports high speeds with a 1 Gbps Ethernet port

Getting Started With Bark Home

Bark Home is available as a one-time purchase for $79 or as a subscription for $49/year. Once you connect it to your home Wi-Fi router, you can add all of your family’s devices and manage them conveniently from the Bark app. This groundbreaking internet filter will revolutionize the way your family interacts with the technology in your home. When you combine Bark Home with a Bark Premium subscription, you’ll get the most comprehensive online safety package on the market.

Bark helps families manage and protect their children’s digital lives.

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